Legal Business

Kirsty Cooper – Aviva

Kirsty Cooper

Group general counsel and company secretary

Aviva

 

Kirsty Cooper manages a total of 270 individuals, half of whom are based overseas. This includes all the lawyers and chartered secretaries across the group. In 2011, the company spent a whopping £60m on its legal spend, excluding any UK-based general insurance claims. Of this, half was spent on external law firms.